Classical papers, with some correspondence, of Robinson Ellis, including papers relating to classical Latin authors and notes on Latin language and palaeography.
Papers of Robinson Ellis
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Lat. misc. d. 39-44, e. 54-73, f. 22-9; Gr. misc. d. 34
- Dates of Creation19th-20th century
- Language of MaterialLatin.
- Physical Description36 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robinson Ellis (1834-1913) was Corpus Christi Professor of Latin at Oxford, 1893-1913. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were given to the Library by the President of Trinity College, Oxford in 1915, except for MS. Lat. misc. d. 46, fols. 147-157, which were given to the Library in 1917.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47930-65.